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Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Claire Annesley, Francesca Gains, and Kirstein Rummery


Although there is a growing body of international literature on the feminisation of politics and the policy process and, as New Labour's term of office progresses, a rapidly growing series of texts around New Labour's politics and policies, until now no one text has conducted an analysis of New Labour's politics and policies from a gendered perspective, despite the fact that New Labour have set themselves up to specifically address women's issues and attract women voters. This book fills that gap. It adds to both feminist and mainstream scholarship in the social sciences, particularly in polit ... More

Keywords: New Labour, women, political science, social policy, economic policy, foreign policy, welfare policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861348289
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Claire Annesley, editor

Francesca Gains, editor

Kirstein Rummery, editor

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